Disney/Pixar animation Ratatouille held the top international slot this weekend, with more than $21m from 39 territories. The family film was up 9% at the weekend, thanks to a $9m opening in the UK, and now boasts a $271.8m international tally. Resident Evil: Extinction was up by 18%, holding on to the number two position. The franchise's third instalment took $9.3m across 2,481 screens for a $41.1m total to date. Spain's The Orphanage was the highest new entry. The horror film was at number three, grossing $7.1m from 349 screens at home for a whopping $20,927 screen average. Indian films also fared well - thriller Bhool Bhulaiyaa and drama Laaga Chunari Mein Daag both entered the top 20, taking $4.6m and $2.2m respectively. And Italian comedy SMS: Sotto Mentite Spoglie opened well at home, earning more than $2m from 695 screens.

week)Film (origin)gross $ScrsCume $Terr
1(1)Ratatouille (US)$21,070,0003,721$271,846,00039
2(2)Resident Evil: Extinction (Aus-Ger-UK-US)$9,289,6002,481$41,066,84126
3(New)The Orphanage (Sp)$7,303,627349$8,195,6641
4(6)The Heartbreak Kid (US)$5,764,2261,146$13,964,5085
5(11)The Kingdom (US)$5,536,9141,523$10,251,24421
6(New)Bhool Bhulaiyaa (Ind)$4,591,566756$4,591,56617
7(14)Stardust (US-UK)$4,586,4241,513$32,114,96732
8(9)The Brave One (US)$4,556,2572,432$20,578,37036
9(4)Rush Hour 3 (US)$4,410,1811,941$97,461,15841
10(5)The Bourne Ultimatum (US)$4,021,6392,045$178,626,43637
11(3)I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (US)$3,683,8591,782$53,713,00835
12(53)The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (US)$2,843,903990$3,789,43310
13(8)Hairspray (US)$2,611,9001,499$64,876,91528
14(30)Death At A Funeral (Ger-HK-UK-US)$2,214,009535$10,070,26612
15(13)Un Secret (Fr)$2,186,206425$5,868,5013
16(New)Laaga Chunari Mein Daag (Ind)$2,153,087499$2,153,08717
17(16)Michael Clayton (US)$2,097,168550$7,913,3505
18(7)Superbad (US)$2,033,1871,631$26,811,76723
19(New)SMS: Sotto Mentite Spoglie (It)$2,024,120340$2,024,1201
20(10)The Apocalypse Code (Rus)$2,017,884695$6,811,1683
21(39)Tropa De Elite (Br-Neth)$2,003,309219$3,527,3351
22(33)Knocked Up (US)$1,928,672920$58,316,30323
23(New)Earth (Ger-UK)$1,923,047462$1,923,0472
24(12)Surf's Up (US)$1,914,9221,849$57,320,90833
25(New)The Game Plan (US)$1,875,913400$1,875,9131
26(15)Evan Almighty (US)$1,602,876727$69,599,39421
27(21)The Nanny Diaries (US)$1,576,672652$7,386,6099
2819)Happiness (S Kor)$1,562,449331$6,723,5912
29(18)No Reservations (US)$1,525,5941,294$45,005,99636
30(17)Hero (Jap)$1,492,302475$59,959,2551
31(47)The Invasion (US)$1,374,273822$10,703,2488
32(22)Eastern Promises (US-UK-Can)$1,347,915404$4,578,3983
33(25)Lust, Caution (Chi-US-Tai-HK)$1,221,753105$9,891,1804
34(24)99 Francs (Fr)$1,166,778472$7,714,7623
35(20)Underdog (US)$1,103,000718$11,666,00010
36(27)Run, Fat Boy, Run (UK-US)$957,321268$19,558,7351
37(*)Becoming Jane (UK)$943,655485$14,029,0839
38(New)Alles Is Liefde (Neth)$891,66495$1,020,6492
39(*)Premonition (US)$884,696429$33,608,7399
40(23)War (US)$864,111618$14,619,10912
*re-entry. (c) Screen International, compiled by Leonard Klady